Show in Dover is back on March 9 with great ideas for holidays and days out for all the family

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How to get your FREE tickets to the Travel & Leisure Show 2013

Tickets to The Travel and Leisure Show are free.

To register for your free tickets, simply visit the website at

The event runs from 10am to 4pm on March 9 at the Dover Cruise Terminal.

BANISH those winter blues with a visit to the Travel and Leisure Show 2013 this weekend to soak up the holiday atmosphere.

Now in its sixth year, it’s packed with ideas for UK and overseas holidays, short breaks and days out, and features must-visit destinations in Kent and beyond.

With free parking, a bar and café and entertainment for the kids, it’s the first step towards an action-packed, fun-filled year – and tickets to the show are free (see box to discover how to register for them).

Taking place at Dover Cruise Terminal on March 9, the show features an exciting line-up of exhibitors including heritage sites, holiday operators, transport companies and tourist boards.

Visitors will be able to get the latest news and exclusive money-saving offers on some of the best attractions for 2013.

If you prefer to leave the planning to someone else, you can have a chat with one of the holiday advisers. Saga Holidays will be on hand to show you their latest selection of trips, from relaxing cruises to specialist tours for fans of dancing, gardens or history.

With walking holiday specialists, hotels and family park specialist Pontins, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to planning your next break.

Nestled in Kent, Manston Airport is a gateway to Europe and beyond, providing a relaxing start to any overseas trip without the hassles of the London airports. Discover how to make the most of this airport on the doorstep and soon you could be enjoying a short break in Amsterdam, a sun-soaked holiday in Portugal or a glamourous getaway on the French Riviera.

In the France Zone you can get the lowdown on planning a cross-Channel break. French tourist boards, transport operators and award-winning attractions to give you all the advice you need for a holiday with a certain je ne sais quoi!

From coast to countryside, Kent is rich in culture and history, brimming with an exciting range of attractions including heritage sites, museums, gardens, rivers, vineyards and rural retreats. At the show you’ll find hundreds of ways to make the most of this county famed as ‘The Garden of England’. Nature lovers will pick up ideas for National Trust days out, gorgeous garden visits and fun family attractions while history buffs can step back in time with some of Kent’s best heritage sites. With money-saving deals to be had, you can have more fun for less all year round.

The event is staged by Archant - publishers of both this newspaper and the magazine Kent Life.



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